Monthly Archives: February 2013

February 28, 2013 … clear days, clear nights

Lunch is always a good excuse to visit Wellington. As is often the case, I arrived in the city earlier than necessary, so rather than swell the already bloated coffers of Wellington’s rapacious parking services, I went out around Pt … Continue reading

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February 27, 2013 … golden light in good company

I have fun at my camera club. If it were not so, I wouldn’t be secretary/newsletter editor. Last night, with assistance from fellow club members, I found myself as the nominal leader of a club walkabout in the area of … Continue reading

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February 26, 2013 … a late run for last light

It’s a scandal. I learned that approximately half of my images are below average.  Yesterday’s images make it appear even worse than that. I have an excuse (don’t I always) in that I spent most of the day racing around … Continue reading

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February 25, 2013 … going bush

Time for a bush walk. (Danger: excess of images today) There are so many to choose from, but I liked Mary’s suggestion that we did the one from Kaitoke to the Twin Lakes at Te Marua, North of Upper Hutt. … Continue reading

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February 24, 2013 … following a grand tradition

Summer continues to surprise us. It has been almost a month now since there was any serious rain, and in that time only a few days have been overcast and cold. This is how the summers were in my youth.  … Continue reading

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February 23, 2013 … aimless wandering

Wandering in hope with no plan has its limits. As I have said before, I often set out in the car, hoping that I will eventually encounter something that might make a picture. Sometimes I take a picture that I … Continue reading

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February 22, 2013 … view of the common foot soldier

It was a pedestrian day. Not because things happened slowly (they did), but because my car was in the panel shop. No I didn’t hit anything, but some panel attachment clips had failed and they needed to be fixed. I … Continue reading

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